Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Elementary school students (1-5)
- General Public
- High school students (9-12)
- K-12 Teachers
- Middle school students (6-8)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
On March 19th, at 7PM, Daniel Costa de Paiva, professor at Federal Fluminense University, Lucas Campos Crisostomo, designer, comic artist and teacher in two scholls in Miracema and Santo Antônio de Pádua, and Ezilani Rocha, teacher for elementary school students, talked during 2 hours about their educational experiences using didactical resources in order to increase de interest, engagement and participation of the students. The event is available in Portuguese at http://www.youtube.com/c/danielcostadepaiva as well as videos to free technology training for teachers.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Certificate of Participation
- Puzzles: Grades K-2
- Puzzles: Grades 3-5
- Puzzles: Grades 6-8
- Puzzles: Grades 9-12
- Puzzles: BAW Favorites
- Puzzles: Successful Aging & Your Brain
- Adults' Fact Sheets
- Lesson Plans Grades K-5
- Lesson Plans Grades 6-8
- Lesson Plans Grades 9-12
- Truth or Myth Flash Cards
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About the Brain Booklet
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Lesson Plans
- New Puzzles/Games
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- Brain Awareness Week Logos
- Brain Awareness Week Facebook Cover Image
- Brain Awareness Week Editable Flyer
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
The consolidation of partnerships with teachers from public schools. The participation of master students, graduate and undergraduate students talking with teachers from public schools are the most important part of the event.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
The ludic games are one of the most important part for teachers while discussing at schools correlated subjects to brain awareness week.
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